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 This day in History - June 19
403 Historic Events for June 19
1864

George Lincoln Prescott, US Union brig-gen, dies of injuries

Death
1864

CSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France

Event
1864

Skirmish at Pine Knob Georgia

Event
1865

Siege of Richmond, VA

Event
1865

May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Minerva, Suspicion)

Birth
1865

Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate

Birth
1865

Union Gen Granger declares slaves are free in Texas

Event
1867

Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)

Birth
1867

Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist

Birth
1867

Maximilian F J, Austrian arch duke/Emperor of Mexico, dies

Death
1867

1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05

Event
1868

Heinrich Schenker, [A Niloff], Austrian musicologist (Urlinie)

Birth
1868

Maj Gen E R S Canby removes mayor of Columbia SC

Event
1875

Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio

Event
1877

Charles Coburn, Macon Ga, actor (Acad-1943, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)

Birth
1878

James M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx

Birth
1880

Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)

Birth
1881

Muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan

Event
1885

Stevan Hristic, composer

Birth
1886

Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer/writer (Hiawatha's Song)

Birth
1886

Duchess of Windsor, divorcee

Birth
1889

Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip"

Event
1889

Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)

Birth
1890

Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)

Birth
1893

Lizzie Bordon acquitted

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